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I consider that two important things are lacking from common knowledge today: the historical role that Liberalism played in introducing many of the benefits that we currently enjoy in society, and the vision for the future that many Liberal Democrats bring to the political table. In the run-up to the General Election, I thought it […]

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by Cllr Ian Shires on 12 November, 2019 Went out this morning to see first-hand the progress being made by the Canal and River Trust workers and volunteers on clearing the Floating Pennywort off the surface of the canal in Holly Bank Basin. The weather was absolutely foul, cold wind and driving fine rain, but […]

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Road works in Short Heath

by danielbarker on 12 November, 2019

Where: Charles Street, (near to the junction of Ashmore Lake Way) Scheme: Electricity main connection Expected start date: 12/11/2019 Projected finish date: 14/11/2019 Hours of traffic management: 24 hourContractor: Western Power Distribution Please let me know if there are any problems associated with the above works. thanks, Dan Content published and promoted by Willenhall Liberal […]

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Walsall Festive Market

by danielbarker on 11 November, 2019

Walsall Council and markets will be hosting two festive markets on the 5th and 12th December between 12pm and 6 pm. https://go.walsall.gov.uk/business/markets/seasonal_markets There will be specific craft, artisan and food stalls and also some rides. There will also be a stage and performances. For the 5th December, we are looking for interested local primary schools, […]

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Published on Liberal Democrat Voice by The Voice | The Liberal Democrats have set out ambitious plans to tackle the climate emergency by generating 80% of electricity from renewables by 2030 and insulating all low-income homes by 2025. As one of the party’s key priorities in their ‘Plan for a Brighter Future’, the Liberal Democrats have committed […]

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Being Safe within the Community – Young People Event

by danielbarker on 7 November, 2019

Willenhall Police Neighbourhood Team have organised an event: Venue: CHART Gomer Street Willenhall Date: Tuesday 19th November 2019 For young people, aged 13-19. Time 6.00pm –  8.00pm Discussions will be around: Staying safe in the community Tackling knife crime First Aid Training Free Pizzas & drinks for participants. Content published and promoted by Willenhall Liberal […]

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GREENING OUR STREETS

by danielbarker on 7 November, 2019

Liberal Democrats took the fight to green up our streets to November’s meeting of Walsall Council. Residents have complained that the Council had failed to deal with weeds along roads and footpaths following budget cuts agreed by the all Conservative Cabinet back in February of this year. At the same time, cuts to the maintenance […]

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Reminder – your chance to help your locality

by danielbarker on 6 November, 2019

Councillor Shires on behalf of the West Strategic Locality Partnership Board (SLPB), would like to invite you to the following: Event:         West Locality – Community Conversation Date:           Wednesday 27th November 2019 Time:          5.30pm (buffet) Start 6.00pm Finish 8.00pm Venue:        Bentley Pavilion (Darlaston Town Football Club) Bentley Road North, Bentley, WS2  0EA The event will give everyone, […]

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You can tell it’s election season!

by danielbarker on 5 November, 2019

Last night at Full Council was one of those nights where Walsall Council should have been able to come together across a range of subjects, with fairly non-contentious issues on the agenda. But no, it’s election season, so everything got politicised! Okay, so Labour’s motion condemning India’s human rights abuses in Kashmir was contentious – […]

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Claims by Walsall’s Conservative bosses there were plans to build 1,000 new homes in Willenhall are, at best misleading, and probably undeliverable say Willenhall Liberal Democrats. The headline blazoned across the front page of Tuesday’s “Express and Star” (29 Oct 2019) proclaimed PLANS TO BUILD 1,000 NEW HOMES – Brownfield land in the town will be given […]

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